The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retailing
Rank 55 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Retail 292 372 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.67% 5.50% 5.86%
As % of the General category 12.82% 14.98% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 209 191 290
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -
Retail
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2277 2484 3066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.41% 36.76% 41.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1858 1935 2474
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 219 £46,000 +8.23% 53
Cheshire -26 24 £37,500 -16.66% 22
Lancashire +20 23 £40,000 +33.33% 16
Merseyside -9 13 £40,000 -15.78% 7
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Retail.

1 220 (34.32%) Finance
2 205 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (18.25%) E-Commerce
4 112 (17.47%) SQL
5 111 (17.32%) Banking
6 104 (16.22%) Project Management
7 103 (16.07%) Manufacturing
7 103 (16.07%) HTML
8 102 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 92 (14.35%) Degree
10 91 (14.20%) CSS
11 82 (12.79%) SAP
12 80 (12.48%) JavaScript
13 79 (12.32%) Microsoft
14 78 (12.17%) Continuous Improvement
15 73 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
16 71 (11.08%) Scrum
17 69 (10.76%) Publishing
18 59 (9.20%) PRINCE2
18 59 (9.20%) Windows
19 58 (9.05%) Oracle
20 56 (8.74%) TDD
21 54 (8.42%) Analytics
22 53 (8.27%) XML
23 52 (8.11%) SQL Server
24 51 (7.96%) Java
24 51 (7.96%) Logistics
24 51 (7.96%) Business Analysis
25 50 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
26 49 (7.64%) ITIL

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 48 (7.49%) WebSphere
2 25 (3.90%) SAS
3 17 (2.65%) CMS
3 17 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.09%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.94%) WebSphere Portal
8 5 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.78%) Commerce Server
8 5 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.31%) JBoss
10 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.16%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.59%) MS Project
3 17 (2.65%) MS Office
4 9 (1.40%) SPSS
5 7 (1.09%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.78%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.47%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.47%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (4.21%) Magento
2 12 (1.87%) SAP PP
3 11 (1.72%) SAP CO
3 11 (1.72%) SAP FI
3 11 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 11 (1.72%) SAP PM
3 11 (1.72%) SAP SD
4 10 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.31%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.31%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.16%) BASE24
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft CRM
9 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.34%) Adobe Analytics
3 14 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.78%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.62%) SaaS
6 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.16%) AdWords
7 1 (0.16%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.34%) FTP
2 9 (1.40%) Firewall
3 8 (1.25%) VoIP
4 7 (1.09%) SAN
5 6 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.62%) LAN
6 4 (0.62%) WAN
6 4 (0.62%) Wireless
7 3 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (0.47%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (0.47%) DNS
7 3 (0.47%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.31%) HTTP
8 2 (0.31%) Internet
8 2 (0.31%) MPLS
8 2 (0.31%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.31%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.31%) SSL
8 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.84%) Big Data
3 22 (3.43%) MySQL
4 18 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.03%) DB2
7 12 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.09%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.94%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (0.94%) QlikView
13 5 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.78%) Qlik Sense
13 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (4.37%) LSMW
2 27 (4.21%) JIRA
3 23 (3.59%) Git (software)
3 23 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (2.03%) Subversion
5 10 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 9 (1.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.09%) JUnit
7 7 (1.09%) Selenium
8 5 (0.78%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.78%) MSI
8 5 (0.78%) Wise Package Studio
9 4 (0.62%) Mockito
10 3 (0.47%) Ant
10 3 (0.47%) Grunt
10 3 (0.47%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.31%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.31%) JBehave
11 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.31%) MorphX
General
1 220 (34.32%) Finance
2 111 (17.32%) Banking
3 103 (16.07%) Manufacturing
4 69 (10.76%) Publishing
5 37 (5.77%) Marketing
6 29 (4.52%) Billing
7 23 (3.59%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.81%) Retail Banking
9 13 (2.03%) Aerospace
9 13 (2.03%) Games
10 11 (1.72%) General Ledger
11 10 (1.56%) Local Government
12 7 (1.09%) Legal
13 5 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.62%) Advertising
14 4 (0.62%) Electronics
15 3 (0.47%) Back Office
16 2 (0.31%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (23.40%) Analyst
2 112 (17.47%) Developer
3 85 (13.26%) Consultant
4 61 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 55 (8.58%) Project Manager
6 51 (7.96%) SAP Consultant
7 40 (6.24%) IT Manager
8 38 (5.93%) Logistics Consultant
8 38 (5.93%) SAP Logistics Consultant
9 32 (4.99%) Graduate
10 24 (3.74%) SAP MM Consultant
10 24 (3.74%) SAP SD Consultant
10 24 (3.74%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
11 21 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
11 21 (3.28%) IT Project Manager
12 20 (3.12%) E-Commerce Analyst
12 20 (3.12%) Software Analyst
13 19 (2.96%) Architect
13 19 (2.96%) Senior Developer
14 18 (2.81%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (16.07%) HTML
2 91 (14.20%) CSS
3 53 (8.27%) XML
4 49 (7.64%) jQuery
5 43 (6.71%) EDI
6 41 (6.40%) .NET
7 38 (5.93%) HTML5
8 29 (4.52%) JSON
9 28 (4.37%) WCF
10 27 (4.21%) AngularJS
11 23 (3.59%) CSS3
12 16 (2.50%) Web Services
13 15 (2.34%) ASP.NET
13 15 (2.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (2.18%) RESTful
15 12 (1.87%) EJB
15 12 (1.87%) React
16 11 (1.72%) Ajax
17 10 (1.56%) .NET Framework
17 10 (1.56%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 73 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 30 (4.68%) User Experience
4 20 (3.12%) iPad
4 20 (3.12%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.03%) EPoS
5 13 (2.03%) Life Science
6 12 (1.87%) Credit Risk
6 12 (1.87%) Mathematics
7 11 (1.72%) FMCG
7 11 (1.72%) Visualisation
8 10 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.56%) Statistics
9 8 (1.25%) Data Centre
10 6 (0.94%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.78%) Economics
11 5 (0.78%) Physics
11 5 (0.78%) Psychology
11 5 (0.78%) Reference Data
11 5 (0.78%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.20%) Windows
2 36 (5.62%) Linux
3 18 (2.81%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.03%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.56%) Oracle Linux
6 8 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.09%) Android
7 7 (1.09%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.94%) Windows 2000
8 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.94%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.78%) CentOS
9 5 (0.78%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.62%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.47%) Unix
12 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.16%) VMS
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (31.98%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (18.25%) E-Commerce
3 104 (16.22%) Project Management
4 102 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 78 (12.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 71 (11.08%) Scrum
7 59 (9.20%) PRINCE2
8 56 (8.74%) TDD
9 54 (8.42%) Analytics
10 51 (7.96%) Business Analysis
10 51 (7.96%) Logistics
11 50 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (7.64%) ITIL
13 48 (7.49%) Integration Testing
13 48 (7.49%) SDLC
14 44 (6.86%) Risk Management
15 41 (6.40%) Web Development
16 39 (6.08%) BDD
17 36 (5.62%) MVC
18 35 (5.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 112 (17.47%) SQL
2 80 (12.48%) JavaScript
3 51 (7.96%) Java
4 40 (6.24%) ABAP
5 37 (5.77%) C#
6 31 (4.84%) PHP
6 31 (4.84%) T-SQL
7 13 (2.03%) C
7 13 (2.03%) PL/SQL
8 12 (1.87%) Python
9 10 (1.56%) C++
9 10 (1.56%) VBA
10 5 (0.78%) VB
10 5 (0.78%) VBScript
10 5 (0.78%) XPath
11 3 (0.47%) Jython
11 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.47%) X++
12 2 (0.31%) Ruby
12 2 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 92 (14.35%) Degree
2 21 (3.28%) ISEB
3 12 (1.87%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (1.56%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.56%) PMP
6 9 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.40%) CISSP
7 8 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.94%) CCNA
8 6 (0.94%) CISM
9 5 (0.78%) MCITP
9 5 (0.78%) MCP
9 5 (0.78%) MCSA
9 5 (0.78%) MCSE
9 5 (0.78%) MCTS
9 5 (0.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.30%) QA
2 23 (3.59%) SLA
3 17 (2.65%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 7 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.78%) COBIT
7 3 (0.47%) Basel III
7 3 (0.47%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 7816
8 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (0.78%) XenApp
4 2 (0.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.03%) ServiceCenter
2 5 (0.78%) AppDNA
2 5 (0.78%) SCCM
3 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.31%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) Ansible
5 1 (0.16%) Kibana
5 1 (0.16%) logstash
5 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 82 (12.79%) SAP
2 79 (12.32%) Microsoft
3 58 (9.05%) Oracle
4 42 (6.55%) IBM
5 21 (3.28%) Adobe
6 20 (3.12%) ATG
6 20 (3.12%) Google
7 19 (2.96%) hybris
7 19 (2.96%) VMware
8 15 (2.34%) HP
9 10 (1.56%) Cisco
10 8 (1.25%) CheckPoint
10 8 (1.25%) Juniper
11 7 (1.09%) GFI Software
11 7 (1.09%) Tableau
11 7 (1.09%) Teradata
12 6 (0.94%) Apple
12 6 (0.94%) Citrix
13 5 (0.78%) BMC
13 5 (0.78%) GoldenSource
Blackburn, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Strong benefits & bonus available
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - 70,000 (Plus Excellent Package!!)
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Unspecified DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £35-45k plus bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus scheme, pension, staff discounts
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £40-50k
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefit pacakge + Car Allowence
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-op
Salary: £35000.0 - £40000.0 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Great Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30-40k
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £27000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + flexi time, 40% child care discount,
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago